freedom of assembly

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Noun1.freedom of assembly - the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for redress of grievances; guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"